Andrew Wake | 23.04.13 09:31
Scott Gladwin and Connor Nixon meet for the vacant Central Area
Andrew Wake | 23.04.13 09:21
American middleweight Daniel Jacobs has beaten his biggest
opponent - cancer.
The 26-year-old was diagnosed with a rare type of bone
cancer in 2011, and despite him making a recovery and fighting
twice at the back end of last year, it wasn't until this past
weekend that doctors confirmed he is free of the
Jacobs boxes this weekend when faces Keenan Collins on the
undercard Danny Garcia's clash with Zab Judah in
"I've pushed myself harder this training camp...
Andrew Wake | 23.04.13 08:59
Luke Campbell will make his professional debut in a huge outdoor
show in his hometown of Hull in July.
The London Olympic gold medallist was unveiled as the
latest signing to Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Sport stable on Tuesday
and he has vowed to use his Olympic success as a stepping stone for
greatness in the paid ranks.
"I am overwhelmed to be a part of the Matchroom stable,"
said Campbell. "I am very excited about our journey together and
where we can go. I have been an amateur b...
Andrew Wake | 23.04.13 08:44
During the summer of 2012, Crawley's Robin Deakin received news
which shook his world.
The likable 27-year-old has been a mainstay on the
domestic boxing scene for more than half a decade, fighting
regularly against top prospects on the road.
However, British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) decided
that his fighting style wasn't in keeping with what they expect
from journeymen and decided to revoke his licence on the grounds
that he was putting his health at risk.
"When I lo...
Andrew Wake | 23.04.13 03:26
SERGIO MARTINEZ insists Martin
Murray will not hear the final bell when they clash on Saturday
St Helens' Murray takes a big
step up in class when he faces the WBC middleweight champion in
front of more than 40,000 fans in Buenos Aires.
And Martinez says the British
puncher will be flying back home empty handed - after he's been
"We have watched tapes of
Martin Murray's past fights, he is a come forward boxer and will
give me a good challenge in the ring...
Andrew Wake | 23.04.13 12:26
HBO builds up to Martin's massive clash with the world's number
Andrew Wake | 22.04.13 11:32
Luke Crowcroft faces James Tucker in a four round
Andrew Wake | 22.04.13 11:20
Robert Guerrero insists he will not make the same mistakes as
Floyd Mayweather Jnr's 43 previous opponents.
The likeable Californian meets the world's best boxer at
the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 4.
And he's determined not to let the self-styled "Money"
knock him off his stride before the fight even gets
"For a lot of guys, Floyd gets into their head and he
frustrates them," Guerrero said. "They lose their game plan.
That game plan goes out the door.
Andrew Wake | 22.04.13 11:00
Hatton Boxing understands that Jamie McDonnell's world title
fight against unbeaten Julio Ceja will be televised by
McDonnell faces the big punching Mexican for the vacant
IBF bantamweight crown at Doncaster's Keepmoat Stadium on May
Ceja has knocked out 22 of his 24 professional opponents,
while McDonnell is unbeaten since his controversial points setback
to Lee Haskins in 2008.
Andrew Wake | 22.04.13 10:24
George Groves will take on Uruguay's Noe Gonzalez Alcoba on the
undercard of Carl Froch's rematch with Mikkel Kessler.
Alcoba is far from a household name but has mixed with the
likes of Felix Sturm and Adonis Stevenson.
Groves hopes a victory over the South American will push
him closer to a world title shot.
"He's been in with good company and he's got a big KO
record so it will be an explosive fight," said Groves.
"He's a bit of a banger so I'll have to be on my toes. But...